'***** With the origins and politics of food such a hot topic at the moment, Patel ensures you are well informed'
-- Birmingham Mail
'Patel's anecdotes illustrate a careful argument... His plea is for a healthier world [and] one that is more just.'
`Ambitious assessment of the true cost of the global food market - social, environmental, political and, above all, human' -- Daily Mail
About the Author
RAJ PATEL was educated at Oxford, the LSE, and Cornell. A former fellow at Yale and Berkeley, he is now at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He has worked for the World Bank, interned at the WTO, consulted for the UN, and been tear-gassed on four continents protesting against his former employers. He is one of only a few activists trusted to work with the Via Campesina peasant movement. This is his first book. www.stuffedandstarved.org